Guidance

European Structural and Investment Funds: outline application

Guidance and forms to apply for funding through the European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund.

Documents

ESIF outline application form

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ERDF outline application financial tables annex

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ESF financial tables annex

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ESF indicator annex table

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ERDF outline application deliverables table annex

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ESIF outline application form guidance

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ESIF management and control requirements

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Annex for ESF IP2.2 calls

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ESF Financial viability and risk assessment applicant template

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Applications for funding through the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth programme should only be made in response to an open call opportunity.

These documents only relate to the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund (ESF).

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development helps with improving the environment and improving farming and forestry competitiveness. It also supports rural businesses to grow and expand, improve knowledge and skills and get started. Read more information and access documents on this fund.

Published 16 July 2015
Last updated 11 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. The ESIF Outline Application Form and the ESIF Outline Application Form Guidance has been updated.
  2. ESIF Outline Application Form (v6) and Guidance (v6) updated to latest versions to correct formatting errors and broken links of previous versions.
  3. ESF Financial Annex has been updated to clarify the Simplified Cost Options in the dropdown menus.
  4. Published a revised version of the ESF indicator annex table (version 4).
  5. Added the 'Financial viability and risk assessment applicant template'.
  6. Outline Application Financial Tables Annex has been updated with version 4 on 16 December 2016.
  7. Added annex to outline application form for ESF IP2.2 calls.
  8. Revised versions of ESIF outline application form (updated to version 5) and ESIF outline application guidance (updated to version 5).
  9. Published revised versions of ESIF outline application form (updated to version 3) and ESIF outline application guidance (updated to version 4). Also published new ESIF management and control requirements (version 1).
  10. Published revised version of the Outline application guidance (E-Claims Version) - version 3.
  11. ESF Financial Tables Annex has been added for Outline Applications.
  12. The ESF Indicator Annex Table has been added.
  13. Outline Application Financial Tables Annex updated to version 3 and Outline Application Deliverables Annex Table updated to version 5.
  14. Outline application form and guidance updated to version 2.
  15. Outline Application Deliverables Annex Table updated to version 4.
  16. First published.